Martin Feldstein’s Accomplishments Include . . .
Dr. Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Martin Feldstein also served as chief economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan’s administration in the 1980’s. Dr.Feldstein continues as a Research Associate of the NBER, a private, non-profit research organization that has specialized for more than 80 years in producing nonpartisan studies of the American economy.
From 1982 through 1984, Martin Feldstein was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and President Reagan’s chief economic advisor. He served as President of the American Economic Association in 2004. In 2006, President Bush appointed Martin Feldstein to be a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board.
Martin Feldstein is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal and is a regular guest on Bloomberg Media and Charlie Rose.
Martin Feldstein is a member of the American Philosophical Society, a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Econometric Society and a Fellow of the National Association of Business Economics. Dr. Feldstein is also a member of the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Group of 30, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Council of Academic Advisors of the American Enterprise Institute.
More About Dr. Martin Feldstein . . .
Dr. Martin Feldstein has received honorary doctorates from several universities and is an Honorary Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford. In 1977, he received the John Bates Clark Medal of the American Economic Association, a prize awarded every two years to the economist under the age of 40 who is judged to have made the greatest contribution to economic science. Martin Feldstein is the author of more than 300 research articles in economics.
Dr. Feldstein is a director of two corporations (American International Group and Eli Lilly), and an economic adviser to several businesses and government organizations in the United States and abroad. He is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal.
In 2005, Martin Feldstein was widely considered a leading candidate to succeed Alan Greenspan as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.
Martin Feldstein is a graduate of Harvard College and Oxford University. Dr. Feldstein was born in New York City. His wife, Kathleen, is also an economist. The Feldsteins have two married daughters.